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    Sale 5199

    Oak Furniture & Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 113

    A COLLECTION OF LEAD FIREMARKS

    LATE 18TH AND LATER

    Price Realised  

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    A COLLECTION OF LEAD FIREMARKS
    LATE 18TH AND LATER
    Comprising two 'Sun' fire office firemarks with six digit policy numbers, two Royal Exchange firemarks with crowns within the shield, another with crown finial policy number 73778, a stamped copper Phoenix firemark and a metal safe-plate (7)


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    One of the Sun firemarks is sold with the photocopy of the original insurance agreement dated 1790 for the property of Wingfield Hitch, farmer, of Stretham, Isle of Ely.

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